I you grew up in Wichita, Joyland was an important part of your childhood. KPTS (Channel 8) has created a documentary called Joyland: Reliving the Memories. It will air at 7 p.m. on June 10 on KPTS, and again at 8:30 p.m. on June 17 on KPTS. This documentary tells the epic story of the rise and fall of Wichita’s most famous amusement park, Joyland. Viewers will see historic, never-before-broadcast film clips of the park in its heyday. And learn the story behind the story of this once-great destination that helped define childhood for generations of Kansans. You’re sure to experience a roller coaster of emotions as you watch this dramatic, fun, and heartfelt ode to one of the most-fondly remembered places in Wichita history. During the show, viewers will have the opportunity to pledge for thank you gifts such as a DVD of the show, T-shirts, lithographs and tickets to Botanica’s restored Joyland Carousel. Call1-877-491-5787 during the show. Or you may call the station at 316-838-3090 anytime.
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